Social Welfare in Latin America

1st Edition

John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell

Routledge
Published February 21, 2017
Reference - 304 Pages
ISBN 9781138947108 - CAT# Y205679
Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

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Summary

First published in 1990, this book analyses social welfare in Latin America, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Each chapter looks at the structure and administration of the systems in place and how these are financed. This is followed by a consideration of the nature of different parts of the welfare system, a survey of social security, personal social services and the treatment of the following key target groups: the aged; those with disabilities and handicaps; children and youth; disadvantaged families; the unemployed; and the sick and injured. Each chapter concludes with an assessment of the effectiveness of the system considered.

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